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Project Manager Air Force

Location:
United States
Posted:
August 29, 2012

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Brian P. Thomson

**** ***** ***** **** ************, TX 78660 716-***-**** hyt6k7@r.postjobfree.com

Key Project Management Qualifications

Executive Level Project Manager with 13 years of Information Technology (IT), Construction and Business Management experience in both the public and private sector with key emphasis on infrastructure management, billing and telecommunications, vendor management, portfolio management and program management.

History of seamlessly orchestrating complex installations and development projects with budgets exceeding $1 million. Proficient in building and managing vendor relationships for services and products, including negotiating and administering contracts, deliverables and work statements. Reputation for exceeding corporate objectives while controlling costs and improving efficiencies.

Education and Certifications

LG/Ericsson iPECS – Certified Installer Class – Columbus, OH – 1/2011

IP Networking Concepts – Buffalo, NY – 5/2010

Sales Customer Purchasing Psychology – Buffalo, NY – 5/2010

IP Networking Certification – Buffalo, NY – 12/2009

PMP Prep Class – Buffalo, NY (Moog) – 12/2009

Project Management 101 – Buffalo, NY 1/2009

Airman Leadership School – Eglin Air Force Base, FL - 4/2004

Supervisor/ Leadership School GPA: 4.0 (Honor Graduate)

St. Phillips Community College – San Antonio, TX - 12/2002

Basic classes / 12 credits GPA: 3.7

United States Air Force – Sheppard Air Force Base, TX - 7/2001

Telephone Systems and Switching Technical School GPA: 3.8

United States Air Force – Lackland Air Force Base, TX - 2/2001

Electronic Principals GPA: 3.8

Tonawanda High School – Tonawanda, NY - 6/2000

Professional Experience

Seger Communications Inc. – Buffalo, NY 8/2008 – 8/2012

Director of Operations Directed the execution of Telecommunications Infrastructure projects from conception to project closeout. Provided superior customer care, analyzed processes, developed project plans, coordinated resources, supervised project teams, controlled budgets, and managed performance. Led highly effective project implementation teams. Developed project documentation, presented customer deliverables and trained users on solution implementation.

Selected Contributions:

Daily management and supervision of all technicians and all ongoing projects.

Managed $1 million project in a three month span. Utilized multiple subcontractors and internal technicians to complete project on time and under budget. Projected profit margin of 35%, completed project at 52%. Project was managed from NY while project was located in VA.

Directed multiple rollout projects for Tops Markets and Giant Food chains. Total store counts of 350 stores in rollouts.

Contributed on sales team completing multiple walkthroughs, quotes and sales of projects for customers with close relationships. Sold over $4 million in revenue to multiple customers.

Yearly planning to include budgets, presentation to all employees on company plan going forward, educational planning, purchasing planning, vehicle planning, safety planning, and warehouse planning.

Reported directly to CEO of company weekly on operational costs, plans and staffing.

Production Builders Consulting – Mesquite, NV 7/2007 – 7/2008

Project Manager: Managed multiple condominium projects from start to finish using all aspects of the project management book of knowledge. Led all teams to include framers, drywallers and painters. Managed all subcontractors for all other trades. Met will main stakeholders to include project owners weekly to review progress and documentation.

Selected Contributions:

Complete all AIA standard contracts for all subcontractors.

Ensure all scopes of work complete for both $20 million projects.

Complete monthly owner draw. Between $1 - $5 million per month.

Conduct weekly safety meetings and set up OSHA classes for new employees.

Hampton Roads Transit – Hampton, VA 1/2006 – 7/2007

Telecomminications Manager: Manage all telecommunications to include: Avaya Definity phone system, phone system contracts, cell phones, smart devices and phone and data cabling infrastructure.

Selected Contributions:

Complete all moves, adds and changes to all phones in company.

Maintain all telecommunications billing, sign off and give to accounting department.

Maintain six separate offices throughout Hampton Roads region.

Wrote RFP for new cell phone contract. Presented to state board for approval.

Trained all new employees to the company on cell phones and desk phones.

Ajilon Communications – Las Vegas, NV 8/2005 – 12/2005

Project Manager: Supervise team of install technicians. Create daily schedules for install technicians. Complete quality control checks on techs work. Complete reports for all installs daily and weekly. Helped installers when help needed.

Selected Contributions:

Led team of 10 technicians to install new housing development that included 120 houses in 3 days of work. Finished two days ahead of schedule.

Installed telephone and DSL service to housing and businesses throughout Las Vegas, NV.

Hodgson Russ, LLP – Buffalo, NY 2/2005 – 8/2005

Telecomminications Manager: Manage all telecommunications to include: Avaya Definity phone system, phone system contracts, cell phones, smart devices and phone and data cabling infrastructure.

Selected Contributions:

Complete all moves, adds and changes to all phones in company.

Maintain all telecommunications billing, sign off and give to accounting department.

Maintain five separate offices throughout the United States to include Florida, Toronto, New York City.

Wrote RFP for new phone system install contract. Presented to main partners for approval.

Trained all new employees to the company on cell phones and desk phones.

United States Air Force – Honorable Discharge 10/2000 – 12/2004

Telephone Systems: Install and troubleshoot telephone systems around Air Force Bases. Stationed at Randolph AFB, Kunsan AFB and Eglin AFB.

Selected Contributions:

Complete all moves, adds and changes to all phones on base.

Member of United States Air Force Honor Guard. Completed over 100 funerals and color guard ceremonies.

Trained multiple new Airmen entering the base.

Completed programming on Nortel DMS and MSL switches.

Part of team installing 1000 pair cables on base. Wiring in main frame.

Completed Airman leadership school before discharging from the Air Force.



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